How to Press Umbrellas & Nylon Backpacks
Set Temperature and Time
Load a Test Umbrella
Open umbrella and lay on top of the platen, use smallest platen you have. You cannot press over the ribs of the umbrella.
Manual Press: Tighten dial until the press won’t close. Loosen dial progressively until the press closes, use Med to Low pressure for umbrellas.
Hotronix and Geo Knight: 6-7
Pneumatic Press: 30-35 PSI
Pre Press: 4-6 Seconds
Pre press umbrella for 4-6 seconds to take out initial shrinkage.
Position the transfer on the garment. Lay teflon sheet or parchment paper over the Supacolor.
Press: 6-8 Seconds
Hot peel immediately from a corner in one smooth motion. Peel with confidence and without hesitation.
Hold down umbrella with your free hand for better control.
Post-Press: 2 Seconds
Use a teflon sheet or parchment to seal the edges of the Supacolor.